Trees and shrubs - page 6

Majestic towering trees compete with emblematic shrubs to decorate gardens throughout the year. Here’s all you can expect from your shrubs and trees.

Ornamental apple tree, flowers galore

The flower apple tree or ornamental apple tree is a magnificent tree to decorate a garden, even though it doesn’t produce any palatable fruits.
Pink-flowered branches criss-crossing on a blue sky background.

Cestrum

Cestrum is native to Mexico, and makes for a wonderful
Pink cestrum flowers

Top 5 spring-blooming trees

They catch the eye along streets and in parks and gardens. Learn how to recognize these five very common flower trees.
5 trees that bloom in spring, here is the cherry tree.

Berberis thunbergii, Thunberg barberry

Berberis thunbergii is a beautiful berberis shrub, especially because of its blooming and its scarlet red berries that make birds tweet with joy in winter.
Ripe berberis thunbergii fruit berries.

White forsythia, the Korean touch

White forsythia is a nice alternative to the more famous golden yellow forsythia, as it brings a touch of creamy white to your garden, balcony or terrace.
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Lilac for fragrant bouquets

Colored and fragrant, lilac is a shrub that will do wonders in letting you forget about harsh winters: its blooming is greatly increased when when winters are cold!
Lilas Truffaut

Juniper, a very ornamental shrub

Juniper is a very cute little conifer, famous for its berries from which alcohol is produced and that is also called juniperus.
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Castorbean

Core Castorbean facts Name – Ricinus communis Family – Euphorbiaceae Type – annual shrub Height – 6 to 13 feet (2 to 4 meters) Exposure – full sun Climate – warm Soil – rich enough Foliage – deciduous Fruit formation – summer Planting castorbean In spring in soil preferably amended with soil mix, and if possible, organic soil conditioner like manure or […]
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Shrubs that bloom in fall

Some shrubs have the advantage of flowering during the entire fall season. They let us make-believe that the summer is extended
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